Connecting in Isolation

“Screw this virus ... Burying people in the hard isolation of the same four walls.” So said David Brooks in a recent @NYTimes column. If only all American government leaders Would follow the lead of New York State’s Andrew Cuomo in enforcing indoor isolation, which is appearing to show quantitatively what anyone can understand —…

The Day I Flew The Paper Airplane

It WAS THE WINTER OF 1967, AND I WAS IN SEVENTH GRADE. WE HAD MOVED TO WASHINGTON AFTER BOGOTÁ, AND WERE NOW LIVING IN A SUBURBAN MARYLAND NEIGHBORHOOD NEAR TO WHICH WE'D PLAYED AFTER KENNEDY WAS SHOT. Now here we were in America, where the television news featured a person called a weatherman who told…